Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records 437 Billion Winning Bids Wind

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BOEM
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Federal Register
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On Jan. 12, 2022, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced that BOEM would hold a wind energy auction for more than 488,000 acres in the New York Bight. This was the first offshore wind energy auction under the Biden-Harris Administration.
 
The auction was held on Feb. 23, 2022, and allowed offshore wind developers to bid on six lease areas – the most areas ever offered in a single auction – as described in BOEM’s Final Sale Notice.  The lease sale drew competitive winning bids from six companies totaling approximately $4.37 billion.

 

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